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Mark Zuckerberg: ‘I Didn’t Know’

Yesterday, Facebook set up a press conference addressing a bombshell report from The New York Times that alleged, among other things, that the company contracted a Republican opposition research firm called Definers to run interference on the company’s image, a job which reportedly included leaning on George Soros conspiracy theories. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Promise to Give Us Zuckerberg’s Magical Delete Powers Looks Like a Bait-and-Switch

Back in April, Facebook was buried in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and really didn’t need extra headaches. So, when it was revealed that CEO Mark Zuckerberg was able to delete his private messages from recipients’ inboxes, Facebook announced it would bring a delete feature to everyone. But Zuckerberg’s special delete button doesn’t appear to be what’s coming. Read More >>

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Surprising No One, Mark Zuckerberg Had Refused to Speak at a Joint UK/Canada Hearing

Ever since Cambridge Analytica the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Parliamentary Committee has been trying to get Mark Zuckerberg to talk to them - even going so far as to offer the chance to avoid showing up via video link rather than in person. Zuck has refused each request, and the latest attempt to get him to take things seriously involved teaming up with Canadian politicians. Surprise, surprise, he still said no. Read More >>

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Hacker to Delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page, Live, This Weekend

A Taiwanese hacker is about to hit the big time – or fail in an embarrassingly public manner – as he's preparing to launch a public attack on the personal Facebook profile of Mark Zuckerberg, the man who, you know, invented it. Or at least, you know, copied the idea best and made it legally his own. Read More >>

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We Can Live-Stream Zuckerberg’s EU Interrogation Tomorrow

The EU is about to haul Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in for questioning, and you might want to have your virtual assistant remind you of the time, as it's all going to be live-streamed online tomorrow. Read More >>

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Facebook Is Pivoting to the Blockchain

We won’t really know what kind of consequences Facebook will face from the Cambridge Analytica scandal until its next earnings report, months from now. But Facebook is taking a lesson from struggling iced tea and camera companies by throwing some love to the blockchain. Investors: Are you happy now? Read More >>

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Facebook Reportedly Has a ‘Sauron Alert’ to Protect Employees’ Privacy—But Not Yours

Earlier this week, Facebook fired an employee who was accused of abusing their access users’ profiles to stalk women. Had that employee’s alleged victims worked at Facebook, they would have been alerted by a special internal tool, according to a new report. The rest of us, however, get no such protection. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Refuses to Speak to Parliament About the Cambridge Analytica Scandal [Updated]

Update: Following Mark Zuckerberg declining the 'invitation' to speak in front of MPs, the head of the digital, culture, media and sport select committee has renewed its attempts to speak with Zuckerberg in person - rather than some other random Facebook executive. Read More >>

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Facebook Unveils New Buzzwords

Last night in an interview with CNN, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major overhaul to the largest social media company on earth, one that might finally fix many of the lingering issues its leadership has been hesitant to address. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Creation of Female User

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their second child, the couple announced on Facebook Thursday. Like one-year-old daughter Max, the forthcoming Zuck will also be a baby girl: Read More >>

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Facebook’s Bad Year Just Got a Lot Worse

While Facebook’s stock has continued to boom throughout 2016, this year has been full of PR nightmares for the world’s most popular social network, which, among other things, has been accused of censorship, grilled by the US Senate and sued by the IRS in recent months. This week, however, that bad press finally became something that could hurt its bottom line when news broke that Facebook juiced a key stat to advertisers, inflating it by “60 to 80 percent” for years. Read More >>

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Facebook Employees Asked Mark Zuckerberg if They Should Try to Stop a Donald Trump Presidency 

Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to publicly denounce the political positions of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the keynote speech of the company’s annual F8 developer conference. Read More >>

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Facebook’s AI Isn’t Quite Intelligent Enough to Laud it Over Humankind

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that Facebook’s AI machine thing is coming along scarily well. The company has an entire team dedicated to improving the system, and Zucks says it’s almost advanced enough to beat humans at the board game Go. Almost. Pathetic. Read More >>

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Zuckerberg, Gates and Bezos Launch Massive Clean Energy Fund

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have announced that they’re joining forces with other big names in the world of technology to create a new fund that will encourage private investment in clean energy. Read More >>

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It’s Time to Ditch Facebook and Start Over

Most of us have had Facebook accounts for the past few years, some have had one closer to a decade. But time and bloat have turned once-beloved font of nostalgia into an onslaught of faux-sentimental sludge from strangers. So as Facebook stands poised to break itself into a bunch of different apps, we say to you: Screw it. It's time to start fresh. Read More >>